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    Silver and the Global Economy During the 16th to 18th centuries silver was of vast importance to trading networks all around the world. From 1500 to 1750 Spanish America and Tokugawa Japan dominated the world production in silver. Silver was so influential that the Ming government in China required all taxes to be paid in silver. Silver had many economic and social effects because it expanded trading connections with Asia, caused inflation, and the forced labor class had a hard life in its production. The network of silver flow was very important to all of the players in producing and trading silver. Some of the most important players were colonized Spanish America, Ming China, and the British. Japan was also an important port on the journey of silver. As shown in Document 4, the Portuguese carry many of their own goods to Japan and returned only with silver. The Portuguese then used this by gaining trade advantages with China specifically including luxury goods. This document was especially significant because it was written by Ralph Fitch, who was a British merchant in the late 1500s. Since Ralph himself was a merchant, he was of lower class and saw just how important silver was to the economy of his country when he went out on voyages. Also, the document was written when Spanish colonies and Japan dominated trade so he was able to see firsthand how silver effected the world. Also seen in Document 8, silver was the basis of Asian and European trade. The document shows…

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    Hero or Villain? Noteworthy. Andrew Carnegie managed to overtake the business world by storm. During the Gilded Age, were the economy grew and the rich flourished, he managed to develop wealth and prosper from steel. Despite his actions being genius, they were far from heroic. He should be considered an eminent business man. Andrew Carnegie, although not a heroic figure, is a legend to the business world due to his innovative pioneering, business techniques, and leadership expertise.…

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    and adverbs) are used sparingly. Figurative language is used to elaborate upon an idea or add depth to the intended discussion. Imagery for instance, in the piece such as “…decades of accumulated dust atop the journals,” (page 86) or “…artistic drapery of the past century has become musty,” (page 87) is one way in which sensory description is used. Furthermore, similes, “…industry recognized as the fulcrum of the century,” (page 102) and personification “…science should climb down from its…

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    PESTLE ANALYSIS Pestle analysis which sometimes is also referred to as PEST analysis is used as a tool by companies to track the environment they are operating in. It gives a bird eye view of the whole environment from the many different angles one wants to check and keep a track of while contemplating on a certain idea or a plan POLITICAL: Guwhati tea factory had to be shut down due to threat and extortion it faced ECONOMIC: There has been a hike in oil rates yet HUL maintains its profits and…

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    Criminal Profile #1 Submitted by Omar Jaquez Estrella Mountain Community College AJS 225 Gary Ridgway Gary Leon Ridgway aka “green river killer” was born in Salt Lake City, Utah on February 18, 1949. Ridgway targeted runaways and prostitutes along state Route 99 in south King County, Washington. In 1982 and admitted in an interview, there is over 75-80 murdered woman and several unfound bodies. Gary Ridgway grew up in SeaTac,…

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    Introduction The women population in regards to health is an important factor in the implementation of appropriate health care services. There are leading causes of mortality and morbidity affecting women throughout globe, as well as in local and at national levels. This essay is to study and understand the types of health issues and the status affecting women at a local, state, national, and international perspective. Many research studies have focused on the health concerns and barriers…

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    WASHINGTON TWP. — A Lakeville man is dead and his girlfriend is in custody, charged with his murder. The Holmes County Sheriff's Office is investigating the murder of a James L. Rowe Jr., 42, of 7542 County Road 22, Loudonville, who allegedly died after being stabbed multiple times by Bobbi L. Amos-Camacho, 43, of the same address, according to Chief Deputy Richard Haun. After attempts at CPR and other life-saving measures proved unsuccessful, Rowe was pronounced dead at 11:46 p.m. by first…

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    short stories seem to have fear push them to their limits by wanting to put it all on the line in order to have a good outcome. In "The Children Couldn't Wait" (Pg.77-78) and "... The Earth Did Not Devour Him" (Pg. 101-105) both father's and children work through the struggles of harsh working environments just to get the pay they desperately need.…

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    (McMillan pg. 36) • Definition: A study that copies or is very similar to a previous study; replication of previous studies is done to add new knowledge (McMillan, 2012, pg. 36) • Example: I could replicate a study done showing that homework is ineffective in improving students’ academic performance to confirm or disconfirm the theory. 2. Categorical Variable (McMillan pg. 41) • Definition: assigns someone or something to a certain group based on certain characteristics (McMillan, 2012, pg. 41)…

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    One of the facets of social relations altered by material culture that Shackel wrote about is maintenance relationships. In “Maintenance Relationships in Early Colonial Annapolis”, Shackel describes the three forms of these relationships: formal relationships (between a hired worker and an employer), balanced or general reciprocity relationships (neighbors or family help with a task), and in-house relationships (work performed by house owner, servants, or slaves) (Shackel, 1998, pg. 99). Shackel…

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